Here's what it tells us:
So how many copies of iOS 7 is that?
According to Tim Cook, Apple will sell its 700th million iOS device next month. As of last January, roughly half of the iOS devices sold were still in use. If that ratio holds, it puts the number of downloads at roughly 100 million, or 6.3 million per hour. At 1.2 gigabytes per iPhone download (1.3GB for iPad) that's nearly 2.2 terabytes per second.
Could that explain why by Wednesday afternoon Internet traffic was running at 112%, with hotspots in countries like the U.S. and the U.K. where iPhone adoption is highest?
See map below:
[NOTE: An earlier version of the story calculated the drain on the Internet using the wrong iOS 7 file size.]
The quirky game has been downloaded a million times per day on Android over the weekend.
If there was ever a question of Google's Android being a viable gaming platform, RovioMobile's release of the full version of Angry Birds may have answered it. On Saturday and Sunday, Rovio distributed a million of their Angry Birds apps for Android through GetJar and then the Android Market. They added another million on Sunday.
Rovio gives Angry MORESeth Weintraub - Oct 18, 2010 10:04 AM ET
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